"Syracuse" Tagged Articles

Technology

The Technology Takeover: Should We Be Worried About Our Children’s Future?

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Click the play button to find out about technology’s impact on students’ lives both inside and outside the classroom.  Audio Transcript: Technology Takeover By Sam Rothman SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — For many people, a typical elementary class consisted of students sitting at desks copying notes off of either a chalkboard or a whiteboard. Some students may have chosen […]

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Sports

Syracuse Mets Set to Take the Field in 2019

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  Click the play button above to hear Jason Smorol, general manager of the Syracuse Mets, Rick Burton, a professor at Syracuse University and Brad Horn, former vice president of the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum, discuss the Syracuse Mets’ offseason re-brand. Audio transcript: Syracuse Mets Longform Wrap Script By PJ Clark SYRACUSE, N.Y. […]

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Central New York, Education, Health

How Difficult is it for Students with Anxiety to Deal with College?

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Click the play button above to learn how difficult college can be for students who deal with anxiety. Audio Transcript: Chadwick_Anxiety_Script By Max Chadwick SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News)- Anxiety causes a person to have stress out of proportion to the impact of the event, inability to set aside a worry and restlessness. 40 million Americans suffer […]

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Central New York, Government, Politics

Joanie Mahoney Looks Back at Time Spent as Onondaga County Executive

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By Olivia Proia SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News)–After 11 years in office as the Onondaga County Executive, Joanie Mahoney leaves this week to become the chief operating officer at the SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry in Syracuse. She also will work in an advisory capacity at SUNY Upstate Medical University. In 2007, Mahoney set out […]

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Central New York, Poverty, Public Safety

Syracuse Community Center Aims to Prevent Violence Through After-School Programs

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Click play above to learn about the local community center providing after-school and weekend programs to kids, teens and families.  Audio transcript: SCRIPT By Anna Azallion, SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — After a string of violence involving teens in Syracuse, many community members are looking for solutions. A local community center provides after-school and weekend […]

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Syracuse

Common Council Will Approve Low-Income Housing on Westside

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Click the play button above to hear about the proposal for the construction of affordable housing units on Syracuse’s Westside. Audio Transcript: Mystoryscript By Brian Ford SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – The Syracuse Common Council is expected to allow the construction of 50 affordable housing units on the city’s Westside. Syracuse Common Councilor At-Large Timothy Rudd said he’s […]

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Community, Public Safety, Syracuse, Weather

Department of Public Works Unveils Plan for Plowing City Sidewalks

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Listen here to learn about the 20 miles of Syracuse sidewalks that are being designated as important areas for snow plows to clear. Michael Greene believes this years plan will help improve safety in the city. Audio transcript: Snow Removal transcript  By Matt Dzenawager SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) —  Syracuse Common Councilor At-Large Michael Greene and […]

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Environment, Weather

UN Report Says Fossil Fuel Usage Must Decrease Now

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Listen here to learn about the United Nations report on climate change. Audio Transcript: Climate Change Report Wrap Transcript By Ryan Golde SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — The United Nations climate change group released a report that said “unprecedented changes” are needed to battle global warming. The International Panel on Climate Change said that countries need to […]

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Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Central New York, Things to do

The Purpose of the “Look Now: Facing Breast Cancer” Exhibit

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Listen here to find out the purpose behind the Look Now: Facing Breast Cancer which is being held next Thursday. Tula Goenka holds the exhibit to help people fully understand the behind the scenes battle for Breast Cancer Survivors. Audio transcript: Look Now: Facing Breast Cancer By Matt Dzenawager SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — Next Thursday, […]

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Central New York, Community, Consumer, Crime, Government

Web Extra: NY enacts new Raise the Age Law

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By Claudia Bellofatto SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News)– New York was previously one of only two states that automatically prosecuted 16- and 17-year-olds as adults. As a result, thousands of youths were unfairly punished and prevented from services that were needed to rehabilitate themselves. In many cases, this justice system led to even more youth crimes. Now, […]

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